Shallot & Lemon Crab Cakes with Aioli

Yields: 4 Servings Difficulty: Easy Prep Time: 45 Mins Cook Time: 10 Mins Total Time: 55 Mins

Fresh lemons, shallots and lemon juice bring out all the great flavours in these crispy crab cakes.  Be careful not to overcook or they’ll be dry, instead of moist and delicate.

Ingredients

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Adjust Servings
  • For the aioli

Instructions

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  • In a bowl mix together the crab meat, egg, breadcrumbs, lemon juice and zest, shallot, garlic, season to taste and mix well.
  • Take a quarter of the mixture and form a cake and set aside on a plate, repeat to make 3 more cakes and place in the fridge for at least 30 minutes.
  • Pour the oil into a large frying pan to a depth of 2 cm and heat the oil until 190°C . Fry the cakes on each side for 3-5 minutes, or until golden.
  • Meanwhile make the aioli, mix together the mayonnaise, lemon juice, spring onions and garlic in a bowl and season to taste. Serve the crab cakes hot with the ailoi and a good squeeze of lemon. Enjoy!

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